(IAAC) Obj: NGC 2243 - Inst: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount

Observation Poster: William L. Schart <wschart@hot.rr.com>
Observer: William L. Schart
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 1/13/02 11:06 pm CST
Location of site: Killeen, TX (Lat 31 07, Elev 600 ft)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 4 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: Celestar 8" SCT, fork mount
Magnification: 80x, 200x, 165x
Object(s): NGC 2243
Category: Open cluster.
Constellation: CMi
Data: mag   size 
Position: RA :  DEC :
A pretty sparse cluster, I counted about 17 stars and am not sure if
all of these are actually members of the cluster or just field
stars. There is a rather noticable triangular or arrowhead asterism of
6 approximately mag 8 stars pointing about NW.
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